Psychology & Psychiatry

Pandemic fears driving firearm purchases

Stress related to the coronavirus pandemic and the uncertainty of what the future holds is motivating people to purchase firearms, a trend that may be more prevalent in those who already own firearms, according to a Rutgers ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Rap music increasingly mixes in mental health metaphors

The most popular rap songs in the United States are increasingly referencing depression and suicide and mixing in metaphors about mental health struggles, according to a study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Suicide rates increase after disasters strike, researcher finds

Disasters like hurricanes and tornadoes are occurring with increasing frequency and severity across the globe. In addition to impacting local communities, infrastructure and the economy, these disasters also can lead to severe ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Increases in suicide rates in young adults from 2000 to 2018

(HealthDay)—From 2000 to 2018, there were increases in suicide rates among persons aged 10 to 24 years, according to the Sept. 11 National Vital Statistics Reports, a publication from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Financial strains significantly raise risk of suicide attempts

Financial strains such as high debt, low income and unemployment are associated with suicide attempts and should be considered key factors when assessing mental health interventions, a new study from Duke Health researchers ...

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